NRL player Suaia Matagi on long, hard road from jail cell
A drunken assault - then a stint in jail followed by years of remorse and shame.
Daniel Lane12 January 2014 — 3:00am
Suaia Matagi was 15, a gang member, drunk and on a mission to avenge a friend's mother who had been...
Having played both League and Rugby at a high level Reeves starting coaching at just 16 years old, setting up a number of women's teams in the UK, Canada and more recently New Zealand.
Trained as a radiographer in the UK and worked at the NHS England. Was given the opportunity to intern at the...
As a player, Wright helped the Auckland Lions to four Bartercard Cup national titles and in 2007 he was named the competition's player of the year. Wright also led Mt Albert Lions to Fox Memorial Cup titles in 2008 and 2009.
He also played for the Villeneuve Leopards in the 2004 French...
After playing 238 games for the Warriors from 1995-2005 Stacey Jones joined the Catalans Dragons for two seasons before being released to return home. He rejoined the New Zealand Warriors as their kicking coach for the 2008 season. As part of his release from the Dragons he was not allowed to...
The highly-rated Andrew Webster has today been named as head coach Andrew McFadden’s second new assistant coach for the Vodafone Warriors’ 2015 NRL campaign.
The 32-year-old Webster’s signing follows confirmation that the experienced Tony Iro would be returning for a second term as an assistant...
Morgan made 28 appearances for the Warriors in 2001-2002 after earlier playing for Parramatta and Canberra. He and McFadden were teammates at the Raiders in 2000 and then again as NRL assistant coaches in 2012 before McFadden joined the Warriors.
Morgan retired at age 26 to turn to coaching...
Ata Hingano was signed to the Warriors from the Pakuranga Rugby League after being scouted for the Warriors Development team in 2013. He grew up playing in the same team as Bradley Abbey.
Hingano played for the Holden Cup team as a 17 year old in 2014 and was 18th man when the team won the NYC...
Members’ Christmas party confirmed
Hi Charles, the Vodafone Warriors’ membership team is pleased to invite all active members to our annual Christmas party.
Due to a busy concert schedule at Mount Smart Stadium, we’re excited to announce a new venue for the festive season celebrations – the...
2015 Grand Final Day team lists
Tue, Sep 29, 2015 - 05:00PM
Official team lists for the 2015 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final, the State Championship Grand Final and the under-20s Holden Cup Grand Final.
NRL GRAND FINAL: BRONCOS V COWBOYS – SUN 4 OCTOBER, 7.15PM, ANZ STADIUM...
This is a list of the most under-rated stars of the NRL. These guys are more important to their side than their profile or pay cheque suggests they are.
Mitch Aubusson (Roosters)
The everywhere man for the minor premiers – Aubusson has done an admirable job for coach Trent Robinson be it in the...
It seems like every year at this time we have a big sudden death finals contest ruined by a refereeing howler.
That was certainly the case in the Roosters v Bulldogs affair at Allianz Stadium tonight as on-field referee Matt Cecchin and video referee Bernard Sutton somehow conspired to award a...
With more than half of the players and teams in the NRL officially in off-season mode it is time to hand out the playtheball.co.nz awards for the 2015 season.
Player of the Year: Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys)
No surprises here – Thurston has been hands-down the best player in the comp...
That time of year where the club announce their awards.
Not sure when the 1st Grade do their ceremony but the U20's held theirs last night.
We'll keep you posted.
Afoa club’s NYC player of the year
Thu 10th September, 12:17PM
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If the season was to start tomorrow and all players were at full health here is my list of the top 100 players in the game today.
100. Anthony Watmough (Eels)
99. Mitch Rein (Dragons)
98. David Mead (Titans)
97. Pat Richards (Tigers)
96. Dylan Walker (Rabbitohs)
95. Jason Nightingale (Dragons)...
Still sadly dont have any nice graphics for this thread but here it goes anyway.
2015 U20 Holden Cup Finals Footy
Under 20s Week 1 Finals
Friday 11th September 5:15 pm (AEST)
Roosters(6) vs Warriors(7)
Saturday 12th September 3.10pm (AEST)
Panthers(1) vs Sea...
2015 NZWarriors.com Fan Forum Awards
In this thread we will be bringing you different polls that members can vote on such things as Player of the Year, Rookie, Recruit, etc. Each winner will be presented with a no expenses spared photocopied A4 black and white print of the above award.
Finals started already this week. Preview is old but results to follow.
Previews | VB NSW Cup finals week 1
Fri 4th September, 09:30AM
Wyong Roos v Penrith Panthers: Roos hope to make it three in a row over Panthers
(Pepper Stadium, Saturday, 5 September, 12.40pm)
The Wyong Roos...
A thread for all talk, news and views on the 2015 NRL Finals round. Grand Final thread will be made once the teams are confirmed.
NRL Finals Week One Sun 06 Sep, 2015, 8:30pm
By Andrew Bryan, Deputy Editor
Welcome to the NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series. Copyright: NRL Photos.
Bound to be more articles coming in the following weeks. No doubt a few members will have their own thoughts.
Following is a review of sorts. Got Nathaniel Peteru's details wrong. He's debuted for the Titans this season...
League: Departing Warriors - how they've stacked up
5:00 AM Saturday...